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Major: Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication


Public relations, advertising, and applied communication programs include programs that focus on general communication processes and dynamics within organizations, programs that teach people how to create and messages to promote and sell products and services, and applied communication programs like political, health, sports, international, and technical communications.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Advertising
  • Health Communication
  • International and Intercultural Communication
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Political Communication
  • Public Relations, Advertising & Applied Communication, Other
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Sports Communication
  • Technical and Scientific Communication


Careers You Qualify For With This Major


Schools That Offer This Major

Metropolitan State University - Online Saint Paul
Metropolitan State University - St. Paul Saint Paul
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall
Southwest Minnesota State University - Online Marshall
St. Cloud State University St. Cloud


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College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

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